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BACK TO PALAZZO MORIGGIA | RISORGIMENTO MUSEUM FROM MARCH 3RD UNTIL APRIL 14TH WITH AN EXTENSION FROM APRIL 24TH TO JUNE 9TH “Here they fought!”, reportage which has now surpassed the threshold of forty photographic exhibitions, opens its 41st stop, where it all began in 2015: Palazzo Moriggia – Risorgimento Museum. A return to the […]

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Forte Garda, the opening

Forte Garda, the opening Here they fought! Is back on the Garda Lake at Forte Garda. Forte Garda: After the first exhibition that took place during 2021 about the Alpine front, ‘Here they fought’ comes again to Riva del Garda with an entire focus dedicated to the Carpathian Mountains. ‘Here they fought’ is available up […]

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Alpini Sempre Literary Prize

Alpini Sempre the Italian National Literary Prize It was with great honour that I received the literary prize Alpini Sempre. It’s a prize that gave me motivation after the great effort I spent in keeping alive the historical and field searches of my reportage “Here they fought!” reaching many remote areas along the Alps and […]


Opening at Aquileia and the Soldier known but to God

The Soldier known but to God from Aquileia to Rome Aquileia Aquileia is an Italian small town that hosts the ancient ruins of a former Roman Empire old port and a wonderful Roman Cathedral. The archaeological site is so important that is listed in the World Heritage under UNESCO flag. Ancient Romans where docking their […]

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Trento, opening at Le Gallerie

An opening during a symbolic day Just at the end of the darkest times of the Covid pandemic, the exhibition opened on a symbolic date: June 2nd, day of the Italian Republic.   A new chapter The new photographic exhibition “Alps, theatre of battles! 1940-1945″ is a new chapter of the reportage “Here they fought”. […]


Carpathians Mission

Carpathians Mission Today is the Remembrance Day and I am in Krakow. Exactly three years ago I left Milan with my off road vehicle fully equipped for the extreme winter weather. That was the beginning of the Carpathians Mission. Amongst all the photographic missions, that one was the longest, in terms of both time and […]


Meeting with the President of Estonia

My discovery of Estonia It has been years since I first discovered Estonia. A Country I started exploring thanks to Estonian Erasmus friends. I would have never thought that a friendship could have led so far. Estonia is an amazing Country with its reserved, sportive and cultured people and its astonishing nature. A place that […]


From the Great War battlefields to a united Europe.

From the Great War battlefields to a united Europe This is the title of the conference I organized in collaboration with the Representation of the European Commission in Italy and which was held on Thursday 25 October 2018 at Palazzo delle Stelline in Milan. It was a conference to tell the experience of my photographic […]


A dream called Europe.

Today I want to talk about a dream called Europe. Behind every photographic mission that I embark on hides a long historical research work. I do not want to photograph rocks but I shall tell the stories of men that remained on those rocks forever. It is the stories of those men that changed me, […]